Green innovations to change the world

Green next-gen design

Sustainable innovation is the holy grail of modern design, but how realistic is the ambition to combine aesthetics with practicality and green credentials?

Venn Healthcare: raising the standard in aesthetic medicine

When it comes to high- tech beauty treatments, it’s not just the device that matters, but also the clinic and therapists using it

British fascination with France

Britain and France are forever comparing one against the other, writes Agnès C. Poirier, who takes an Anglophile’s view of her native country

Slick presentation is boxing clever

A well-designed box has a feel-good factor and can boost sales, as Chris Johnston reports

Beauty that’s hard to classify

Sue Steward explores the definitions of photography as art with the focus on three enduring images

Beyond blonde

The Scandinavian architectural tradition has long had tell-tale traits without ever being obvious. Jonathan Bell explains how they still inform the most progressive work of the region’s architects today - and how they go well beyond the blonde-wood and white-wall stereotype